Military Intelligence and You!
Military Intelligence and You! (2007)

A hapless team of military-intelligence personnel attempts to determine the location of a secret German fighter-plane base in director Dale Kutzera's pointed satire of kitschy training films and preemptive warfare. Authentic footage of… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: May 6, 2008
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Critic Score: 45% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Ty Burr
Boston Globe

It's a great idea for 20 minutes. Unfortunately, the movie's 78 minutes long.

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Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle

We get the idea -- we may even agree with it: Just don't make us sit through 78 minutes of empty cleverness.

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Jean Lowerison
San Diego Metropolitan

A hilarious takeoff on World War II training films.

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Ann Hornaday
Washington Post

Although [director] Kutzera does a great job of cinematic excavation and editing, Military Intelligence and You! never manages to overcome its tone of glib condescension and soar to Strangelovian heights.

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Dennis Harvey

An amusing novelty.

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MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher

This wickedly funny satire takes no prisoners as it mixes World War II-era footage with new material.

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Tom Keogh
Seattle Times

An ingenious satire that could easily tip toward self-congratulation yet never does.

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Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times

Military Intelligence and You! is two movies for the price of one. It's both a loving spoof of World War II films and a pointed satire on America's involvement in Iraq.

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David Cornelius

Its whip-smart handling of wartime America (both then and now) makes it as devilishly clever as it is riotously absurd.

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